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Notebooks, tablets, and winning with Windows 8

Notebook PCs and media tablets are clearly different beasts, and today, research companies such as Gartner and IDC count them separately. This is easy because the vast majority of notebook PCs run Microsoft Windows on Intel processors, while the vast majority of tablets run Apple's IOS on ARM chips.

October 7, 2011 by

News to know: Gartner, Firefox 3.1, Apple notebook event, Intel

Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Jason Hiner: Gartner: Top 10 technologies to watch over the next three yearsLarry Dignan: IT’s challenges: The end of device charging; ROI; Super programmersAre software megavendors too big to stumble?

October 14, 2008 by

Winning with the right chips

Chip giant Intel may benefit from a push in graphics, while rival AMD can gain from opportunities in low-cost notebook space, says Gartner analyst.

July 29, 2008 by

The Magic Quadrant: Team collaboration and social software

Gartner just released its Magic Quadrant for team collaboration and social software. What's interesting is that there aren't any leaders and only two visionaries, Socialtext and SuiteTwo, products from Socialtext, NewsGator, SimpleFeed and MovableType, bundled by SpikeSource and distributed through Intel.

October 26, 2007 by

Intel: On the way to 1 billion unit PC market

At the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Intel CEO PaulOtellini said that to reach 1 billion units shipped per year, the PCindustry will need to produce quieter, more energy-efficient machineswith a smaller form factor. Cost structures will need to come down too.Otellini spoke with Gartner analysts Ken Delaney and Steve Kleynhansabout Intel's restructuring in light of these shifts.

October 13, 2006 by

Global semiconductor capex to fall 5% in 2005

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending will decline about 5% in 2005 and decline again in 2006 before increasing in 2007. Intel and Samsung represented 18% of overall spending in 2004; their combined spending will account for more than 25% in 2005, Gartner predicts.

January 2, 2006 by

Intel shipping desktop Linux to Asia

Remember those Gartner claims from a month ago that most desktop Linux units were really just black market Windows machines?Well, now Intel is out to prove that one way or the other, by shipping explicit Linux support to "white box" makers in the Far East.

November 25, 2004 by

Craig Barrett: We've changed our direction

While Intel Chief Executive Craig Barrett showed his lighter side atthis year's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Florida, he was all business whenasked about the coming year's tech opportunities and Intel's ability totake advantage of them.

October 20, 2004 by

Unisys ES7000 inherits more mainframe features

To address your consolidation and cost-cutting needs, big-iron vendors have been racing to trickle RAS technologies fromtheir mainframes down to their high-end Intel systems. At Gartner ITxpothis week, Unisys fortifies its ES7000 server with its own tr

March 23, 2003 by

HP chops prices of Intel servers

Hewlett-Packard has lowered the price of its Intel-based servers by as much as 31 percent, the company said Tuesday. Prices for its rack-mounted 1.75-inch-thick LP1000r and 3.5-inch-thick LP2000r have been cut 11 percent to 31 percent, while prices for some special-purpose server "appliances" were cut 14 percent to 29 percent. The cuts were made possible by declining component costs and improvements to HP's manufacturing process, the company said. However, HP's Intel server business is suffering; HP lagged IBM, Dell Computer and top-ranked Compaq Computer in U.S. sales, according to Gartner Dataquest. --Stephen Shankland, Special to ZDNet News

February 14, 2002 by

Fiorina, Barrett emphasize innovation

Keynotes by HP and Intel CEOs Carly Fiorina and Craig Barrett set the tone for the second day of Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2001. Both execs said that innovation would be one of the most important driving forces behind the success of their companies.

October 8, 2001 by

Get ready for component servers

One of the trends I caught up with at last week's Gartner Symposium was a move away from general-purpose servers, which have become something of a commodity. Intel has made it easy for vendors to turn out standard, high-volume servers at attractive prices.

May 14, 2001 by

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